Academic Conferences website
The Academic Centre hosts specialist conferencing, workshop, seminar and wider CPD activities for health professionals working in a range of different settings. Our events provide platforms for experts in their respective fields to share evidence of bests practice and to present innovations in the field of mental health. Our events are often partnered with other charities and professional bodies who are leaders in their respective fields. Our events are primarily designed for health professionals, although they may also be of interests to academics, legal representatives and experts through experiences. St Andrew’s is committed to providing safe and inclusive spaces for its conferences and works hard to ensure that our programmes and speakers reflect these core values.
Trauma frameworks continue to grow in prominence and impact. During a period of significant expansion for trauma focused diagnoses and interventions, it is important that clinicians and academics develop clinical practice approaches that apply to the heterogeneous nature of trauma needs and populations. #TIC2022 brings together global experts to offer a comprehensive clinically focused programme to provide clinicians and academics with the latest evidence and guidance to inform clinical practice and service development for the betterment of service users and healthcare workers.
Moral injury has come to prominence as a framework to address occupational distress in a variety of settings including veteran, police, emergency responders and healthcare workers. The 2nd International Moral Injury Conference brought together applied researchers and clinicians to offer a series of oral papers and live polls exploring Clinically focused discussions exploring the use of concepts relating to moral injury in the workplace as they relate to service users and professionals.
This conference brought together expert clinicians and researchers in the field of complex trauma to present a series of oral papers exploring clinical approaches in the management of core symptoms of trauma, working with common comorbidities and wider physical health needs. A series of posters, supported with audio summaries, interactive polls throughout the day and an invited panel discussion made this an engaging interactive event.
Jointly hosted by the British Society for Mental Health and Deafness (BSMHD) and St Andrew’s Healthcare, this conference brought together leading practitioners and researchers in the field to explore positive practice and research developments.
Conforming to good practice guidance for the MCA and working with people with complex mental health and neurodevelopmental needs can be challenging. The Academic Centre, St Andrew’s Healthcare, will be hosting a one day conference to support clinicians to develop clinical practice skills.
In February 2021 St Andrew’s Healthcare and the British Psychological Society jointly hosted a one day conference to bring together health professionals and the leading researchers in this field to explore conceptual and clinical issues relating to Moral Injury
The trauma informed care in practice conference brought together senior practitioners and researchers in the field in the UK to offer keynote oral presentations. The event focussed on developing clinical practice for people who have experienced complex and multiple traumas and also the services that support them.
3rd International Trauma informed care in practice - Live Online One Day Conference
Tuesday 29 November 2022
Moral Injury in Occupational Settings - LIVE Online One Day Conference
Tuesday 22nd March 2022
Diversity, Deaf People & Mental Health - Live Online One Day Conference
29th June 2021
Centre for Developmental and Complex Trauma